Stretching for 50+ by Karl Knopf
A Customized Program for Increasing Flexibility, Avoiding Injury, and Enjoying an Active Lifestyle

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IMPROVE YOUR FLEXIBILITY WITH THE GENTLE, BEGINNER STRETCHES ILLUSTRATED IN THIS BOOK

Designed to meet the unique needs of the 50+ person, the carefully modified stretches in this book are easy to learn and safe to perform at any age. Illustrated with step-by-step photos and explained with clear captions, the stretches in Stretching for 50+ can reverse years of muscle tightening, helping you perform daily activities without pain and enjoy sports and leisure activities without injury.
Stretching for 50+ offers customized programs for:

•Back pain
•Arthritis
•Knee problems
•Long Drives
•Desk fatigue
•Shoveling snow
•Golf
•Jogging
•Tennis
•Swimming
•Skiing
•Gardening

To help assist you, many of the movements in Stretching for 50+ use a chair, block, strap, pillow or blanket. The author also includes tips, cautions and techniques for properly performing each stretch.
 

About Karl Knopf

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Dr. Karl Knopf is the coordinator for the fitness therapist program at Foothill College of California. He is the author of numerous therapeutic fitness books such as The Foam Roller Workbook, The Healthy Shoulder Handbook and Stretching for 50+.
 
Published June 1, 2009 by Ulysses Press. 128 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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